(a) Qualification of receivers. Receivers shall meet the qualifications set out by statute. See N.D.C.C. ch. 32-10. (b) Attorneys for receivers -- Application. An attorney for the receiver may be employed only
upon order of the court, upon written motion of the receiver stating the reasons for the requested
employment and naming the attorney to be employed, who must not be interested in the action as
attorney for any party without the written consent of the opposing parties filed with the clerk.
(c) Inventories of receivers. Not later than thirty days after his appointment, the receiver shall
file with the court a detailed report and inventory of all property, real or personal, of the estate,
designating the property within his possession or control.
(d) Appraisal for receivers.
(1) Appraisers. Appraisers for receivers may be appointed by the court.
(2) Appraisal by receiver. If no appraisers are appointed, the receiver shall investigate the
value of the several items listed as disclosed by the investigation.
(e) Reports of receivers.
(1) Time of filing. The receiver shall file one report each year, the first report twelve months
after the appointment, and annually thereafter. Special reports may be ordered by the court, and a
final report must be filed upon the termination of the proceedings.
(2) Forms. The court may prescribe forms to be used for reports of a receiver.
(3) Fee. Application for fees of a receiver or his attorney, except by leave of the court, may
be made only at the time of the filing of a receiver's report.
[Reserved for future use].
The former content of Rule 8.1 was transferred to Rule 5.1, effective March 1, 2013.